Queens Arby’s restaurants are offering free combo meals to veterans for Memorial Day weekend
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With the Memorial Day weekend finally here, many people are thinking about the beginning of summer and the opening of area beaches. But we should never forget that Memorial Day is not just about a day off work and barbecues. It is also about honoring the men and women who have served to protect our country […]

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Cops continue to search for a burglar on the prowl through Bayside, Jamaica and Fresh Meadows
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Police are searching for a suspect who has conducted multiple burglaries in Bayside and other Queens neighborhoods in a pattern dating back to December 2015. The first incident took place on Dec. 6 at 11:43 p.m., where the individual broke into the home of a 62-year-old male, located near 161st Street and the Grand Central Parkway in Jamaica. The male burglar entered through the […]

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Central Queens community board elects a new chairperson
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After 25 years of service to the Queens Community Board 8, former chairman Alvin Warshaviak passed on the torch to new chairwoman Martha Taylor, as board members voted in favor of her position. The board elected her along with the remaining slate of executive officers at Wednesday night’s meeting at the Hillcrest Jewish Center on Union Turnpike. […]

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Rising number of Honda car rim thefts in Bayside contributes to unusual spike in crime stats
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Although grand larcenies are decreasing within the 111th Precinct in Bayside, the overall number of crimes being committed has risen from last year, police said. Police officer Luigi Galano from the 111th Precinct Community Affairs Unit revealed crime statistics at this week’s Queens Community Board 11 meeting at M.S. 158 in Bayside. Galano cited recent pattern of grand larcenies stemming from […]

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Queens’ first female state senator, Toby Stavisky, is going for her ninth term in office
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After 16 years in Albany, state Senator Toby Ann Stavisky wants to go back for another term. Stavisky officially announced last week her re-election campaign in Forest Hills, surrounded by numerous supporters including Congresswoman Grace Meng and a number of community advocates. Stavisky was first elected to the state Senate in a special November 1999 […]

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